Saturday, February 26, 2011

Kuih Apam Labu /- Steamed and Baked Pumpkin Yeast Bread

the pumpkin batter  baked in muffin cups

half the batter  is steamed in a tart tray
for 15mins

it  turned out beautifully
and  emits  pumpkin aroma , either steamed/baked

the pumpkin batter -

(1).  Mix - 3tbs flour, 2tsp instant yeast, 1 tsp castor sugar
 & 3 tbs warm water - about 5 to 10 mins - to ferment
(2). Whisk  150 gm castor  sugar   (3/4 cups)  with   1 egg 
and add  in 150 ml coconut milk into the mixture, then
 add 240 gm pumpkin (steamed & mashed - (1 1/4 cups),
with  a pinch of salt
(3). Sift 200 gm ( 1 1/4 cup) flour with  1 1/2 tsp baking powder
and combined with batter (2),  mix/fold in 
(4) Then  add  the yeast mixture (1)  into the the combined  batter 

tray lined with baking  paper - for steaming
the pumpkin batter, steam for 15 -20 mins

the pumpkin batter after left to rest for about  1 hour
(covered  with a tea towel)

bake at 180 degrees C
for 20 mins (insert a toothpick and if it comes
out clean, then it is done) 

great for an afternoon tea

Thank you - Ummi/HomeSweetHome from Kuantan ,
 for more  details on this recipe log on 

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